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ESE504 : The Class : Essentials : Talking


Talking to Your Classmates in


To complete this assignment successfully, you should:

  1. Study the assignment carefully
  2. Complete the assignment as directed

Suggested topics

1) Register and introduce self

2) Talk about new research on nature and nurture, giving your position.

3) How does a belief in development affect the way we teach?

4) Studying child development includes viewing students as dynamic in their growth. How does understanding of ages and stages affect dsicpiline in the classroom? Does it change how you view student actions? Is nature or nurture more responsible for who we become?

5) Discussion about assignments

Two good links for teacher chats on development are



If you find a great place, be sure and share it with others in the course.

You should now:

Go on to The Chat Room
or try locating a site to discuss teaching on the web.
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